British Steam merchant
|Completed||1928 - Sir W.G. Armstrong, Whitworth & Co Ltd, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
|Owner||Bowater´s Newfoundland Pulp & Paper Mills Ltd, Corner Brook|
|Date of attack||3 Sep 1944||Nationality: British|
|Fate||Sunk by U-541 (Kurt Petersen)|
|Position||46.15N, 58.05W - Grid BB 5957|
|Complement||28 (14 dead and 14 survivors).|
|Route||Boston - Halifax - St. John’s|
|Cargo||2867 tons of general cargo|
|History||Completed in May 1928 |
|Notes on event|
At 08.45 hours on 3 Sep, 1944, the unescorted Livingston (Master Reuben Thomas Robinson) was torpedoed and sunk by U-541 northeast of Louisburg, Nova Scotia. 13 crew members and one gunner were lost. The master, 12 crew members and one gunner were picked up by HMCS Barrie (K 138) (T/Lt W.D. Stokvis, RCNVR) and landed at St. John’s.
|On board||We have details of 12 people who were on board.|
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